cedarwood
CEDARWOOD

  • COMMON NAME : Cedarwood , Nepal-organic
  • LATIN NAME : Cedrus deodara
  • COUNTRY OF ORIGIN : Nepal
  • CULTIVATION METHOD : Cultivated, organically grown
  • TYPE : Essential oil
  • EXTRACTION METHOD : Steam distillation
  • PLANT PART : Root and stem
  • USE : Aromatherapy, Hair diet, Anti-stress

Description

Cedarwood is a species of cedar native to the Himalayas of western Nepal, Occurring at 1,500- 3,200m altitude. It is a large evergreen coniferous tree reaching 40-50m tall, exceptionally 60m with a trunk up to 3mm in diameter. It has a conic crown with level branches and drooping branchlets.

SPECIFICATIONS

SPECIFICATIONS
SPECIFIC GRAVITY@20
0.940
REFRACTIVE INDEX@20
1.511
OPTICAL ROTATION@20
23.44
PHYSICAL APPEARANCE
Liquid 
conforms
COLOR 
Pale yellow 
conforms
ODOR 
Sweet, woody
conforms
SOLUBILITY
Soluble in alcohol, insoluble in water
SPECIAL USE INSTRUCTIONS
Dilute before use 
Primary constituents
Alpha-himachalene, himachalol, Beta-himachalene
Components
Retention time(min)
%
A-pinene
7.223
0.5
B-pinene
8.167
0.2
Limonene 
9.031
0.1
Para-cymenene
11.417
0.1
A-logipinene
11.972
0.3
A-copaene
12.121
0.1
Sativene 
12.613
0.1
A-himachalene
14.021
19.1
Gamma-himachalene
14.547
13.0
Himachalene-1,5-diene
14.622
2.0
B-himachalene
14.685
33.3
Himachalol 
22.632
13.8
Longifolene 
13.225
1.0
Allohimachalo 
23.279
1.4
Himachala -2,4-diene isomere 1
13.466
0.7
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